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Stamford Teen Charged With Robbing Two At Knifepoint In Two Hours

Kieran Sangster, 18, of Stamford, is accused of robbing two men at knife-point during a two-hour time period on Thursday, Oct. 29.
Kieran Sangster, 18, of Stamford, is accused of robbing two men at knife-point during a two-hour time period on Thursday, Oct. 29. Photo Credit: Stamford Police Department

STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford teen was arrested and charged with committing two armed street robberies in a two-hour time frame on Thursday night, Oct. 29, the Stamford Police said.

According to police, Kieran Sangster, 18, is accused of committing the first robbery at 10 p.m. near Pacific and Towne streets. A man told police he was robbed at knifepoint by two black males on bikes. During the robbery, the victim said he was knocked to the ground, and his book bag, money and personal items were stolen, police said.

A second robbery was reported about an hour later at 11:30 p.m., when another man told police that he was walking on Greenwich Avenue when two black males on bikes approached him with knives and stole his cellphone. The victim said the men had fled east on Richmond Hill, police said.

Through the investigative process, Sangster was identified as one of the males who committed the robbery, police said. Sangster was taken into custody and charged with two counts of first-degree robbery and conspiracy at robbery. He was held on $250,000 bond in each incident, police said.

The second male involved in these incidents has not been identified. Anyone with information regarding the second suspect, are asked to call the Stamford Police Detective Bureau at 203-977-4417.

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